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“Elective” means “can be scheduled” not “frivolous”. My husband’s open-heart surgery to fix a failing valve was elective surgery.

Wear a mask or you’ll also kill people who DON’T get this avoidable virus.
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RT @poppy_northcutt
Suspending elective surgeries due to COVID has consequences. A JAMA Oncology study estimates a 60-day delay in breast cancer surgery to cause a 4% increase in the number of deaths after 5 years and 7% more…
twitter.com/poppy_northcutt/st

We didn’t know how it spread back in the first wave, and people were surprised by it all. We know how it works now. Put on the masks and wait for those vaccines.

Of course, it’s already too late to prevent a bitter Christmas.

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